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AS Transfer Mathematics
Mathematics and related subjects play important dual roles in our culture. Although mathematics is a study in its own right, it is also an indispensable tool for expressing and understanding ideas in the sciences, engineering and an increasing number of other fields. Students completing this degree will be able to construct appropriate models of natural phenomena, develop those models with appropriate mathematical techniques and interpret results of those models.
The Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer degree will prepare students for transfer to California State Universities (CSUs). Students who complete the Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer degree will be ensured preferential transfer status to many CSUs as mathematics majors and/or majors in related disciplines. The Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer degree requirements will fulfill the lower division major requirements at many CSUs. Students are advised, however, to meet with a counselor to assess the course requirements for a specific CSU.
Learn more about the program on the Mathematics website.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to clearly communicate mathematical ideas through graphs, tables of data, equations and verbal descriptions.
Students will be able to construct appropriate mathematical models of natural phenomena, develop those models with appropriate mathematical techniques and interpret results of those models.
Associate Degree Requirements
Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer requires completion of a minimum of 90 units to include:
- CSU General Education Breadth Requirements or the *Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) 49-58 units (full certification is required)
- Core and support courses (29.5-31 units, of which 20-21 units may satisfy the GE requirement)
- Transferable electives necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement
*Important Note: Although it is possible to fulfill the requirements for the Associate Degree for Transfer by completing the IGETC for UC pattern, admission to CSU requires completion of an Oral Communication course (IGETC Area 1C; CSU GE Area A-1); therefore, students who plan to transfer to CSU should complete this course as part of their GE or elective units.
NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be completed with a grade of "C" (or "P") or better. In addition, the student must obtain a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Online Courses for Mathematics AST
The courses listed BELOW are offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see the Class Schedule for verification.
- For a complete listing of online courses offered during the current quarter, visit Online Course Information.
- If you need any additional degree information or confirmation, please contact the Counseling Division.
NOTE: Students having difficulty attaining an associate degree because of timing or availability of classes should consult with a counselor to submit a petition for course substitution.
Core and Support Courses
Support Courses (9.5-11 units)
Select one course each from List A and List B:
|MATH 2A||Differential Equations||5|
|MATH 2B||Linear Algebra||5|
|C S 1A||Object-Oriented Programming Methodologies in Java||4.5|
|C S 1B||Intermediate Software Design in Java||4.5|
|C S 1C||Advanced Data Structures & Algorithms in Java||4.5|
|C S 2A||Object-Oriented Programming Methodologies In C++||4.5|
|C S 3A||Object-Oriented Programming Methodologies in Python||4.5|
|MATH 2A *||Differential Equations||5|
|MATH 2B *||Linear Algebra||5|
|MATH 10||Elementary Statistics||5|
|MATH 22||Discrete Mathematics||5|
|or C S 18||Discrete Mathematics||5|
* MATH 2A or MATH 2B may be used to satisfy List B requirement if they were not used to meet the requirement for List A.
Note that this is a list of fully online courses that satisfy degree requirements.
For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, please visit Associate Degree for Transfer-Mathematics 2023-2024.
Based on the 2023 - 2024 degree program.